1936 BUFFALO 5C, SATIN, TYPE 2 PR68
GEM SATIN PROOF. ONLY 3 GRADED HIGHER AT PCGS. CAC.
1936 BUFFALO - TYPE 2 5C
In 1936, the Social Security Administration began issuing social security numbers. In 1934, it was estimated that over half of the elderly in the US did not have the ability to economically support themselves, leading to the Social Security Act of 1935. This 1936 nickel recalls the first social security checks being mailed out by the government.